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Vehicle Details

Registration: BM68 AHD

Chassis: Volvo B11RT

Bodywork: Caetano Levante 3

Depot: Riverside (Coaching)

Livery: National Express

Year new: 2019

Vehicle History

October 2020 Go North East National Express has suspended all Go North East's operational services, due to low usage. As such, this coach has been temporarily taken out of service.
August 2020 Go North East Photograph by Following an increase in the number of diagrams being operated from Monday 10 August 2020, this vehicle has been reinstated within Chester-le-Street Depot's Coaching Unit.
April 2020 Go North East Photograph by Following completion of all required vehicle re-allocations; this vehicle has been temporarily withdrawn from service due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and has been officially delicensed (SORN'd), enabling Go North East to obtain a tax refund.
February 2019 Go North East Photograph by This vehicle has now entered service within the Coaching Unit at Chester-le-Street Depot.
February 2019 Go North East Photograph by This vehicle has now been delivered to Go North East, and is now undergoing PDI prior to entering service. This batch of five coaches have been ordered to replace the oldest stock at Chester-le-Street Depot's Coaching Unit, although only four of the coaches released will be withdrawn and disposed of, owing to the PVR increase in the Coaching Unit last year. Due to an issue at the DVLA with registering the original registration marks, 7138 - 7142 surrendered their BD68xxx registration marks prior to delivery and were re-registered to BM68xxx series registration marks. This vehicle is now consequently registered as BM68 AHD.
February 2019 Go North East Photograph by Go North East have ordered five new coaches for the National Express contracts which the company operates. This follows the purchase of seven similar examples on the Scania K360EB4 chassis a few months ago, during November 2018, for East Yorkshire Motor Services. This vehicle, currently registered as BD68 TXJ, is now on-site at Caetano UK Ltd's yard on Mill Lane, Coalville, with delivery expected imminently.

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April 2016 Go North East Ahead of upcoming service changes, due to commence from Sunday 22nd May 2016, which will see "SimpliCity" service 2 reduced to a 15-minute frequency, this vehicle has had the frequency on the cant rail revised to reflect... see more
April 2016 Go North East This vehicle has received the blue variant of the revised "Loop" branding.
April 2016 Go North East This vehicle, which carries a purple base livery, has arrived into the Go North East fleet. It is currently being prepared for service at Saltmeadows Road Depot. Representing an investment of approximately £3.7m, this batch... see more
April 2019 Go North East Ahead of upcoming service changes and consequent re-allocations, this vehicle has lost its "indiGo" branding having been repainted into a new four-colour base livery. The livery is mostly gold-based at the front, with a... see more
April 2020 Go North East Due to extra minibus requirements, this vehicle has been reinstated at Riverside.
April 2020 Go North East In order to combat the changing demand for bus services in the current Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, this vehicle has transferred from Riverside Depot to Consett.
April 2016 Go North East This vehicle has received the revised "Red Arrows" branding.
April 2007 Go North East Having been delivered in a plain red base livery; this vehicle has now been repainted into a silver and blue base livery at Thornton Brothers, Ashington, and has also received "Cobalt Clipper" branding.
April 2010 Go North East As a consequence of vehicles being acquired from Arriva North East with the swap of the operations at Ashington and Hexham, this vehicle has transferred from Winlaton Depot to Stanley.
April 2017 Go North East This vehicle has been temporarily withdrawn from service at Riverside Depot and released for internal refurbished and repaint at Bus & Coach World, Blackburn. The extensive refurbishment work includes, but is not limited to,... see more